Stanislav Zvolenský

Stanislav Zvolenský (born November 19, 1958) is a Slovak prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the first Archbishop of Bratislava.

His Excellency

Stanislav Zvolenský
Archbishop of Bratislava
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Archbishop Stanislav Zvolenský
ChurchRoman Catholic
Appointed14 February 2008
Installed8 March 2008
Other postsPresident of the Conference of Slovak Bishops
Ordination13 June 1982
by Julius Gábriš
Consecration2 May 2004
by Ján Sokol
Personal details
Born (1958-11-19) November 19, 1958 (age 62)
Trnava Slovakia
Nationality Slovak
Previous postAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava (2004-2008)
Coat of armsStanislav Zvolenský's coat of arms
Styles of
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Reference styleThe Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleMonsignor
Posthumous stylenot applicable


Stanislav Zvolenský was born in Trnava, and was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Julius Gábriš on June 13, 1982.

On April 2, 2004, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava and Titular Bishop of Nova Sinna by Pope John Paul II. Zvolenský received his episcopal consecration on the following May 2 from Archbishop Ján Sokol, with Archbishop Henryk Józef Nowacki and Bishop Dominik Tóth serving as co-consecrators.

He was later named the first Archbishop of Bratislava by Pope Benedict XVI on February 14, 2008, whence the archdiocese was split into that of Bratislava and of Trnava. Zvolenský was installed as Archbishop on March 8. He is the chairman of Slovak bishop's conference since October 28, 2009.

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Preceded by
Ján Sokol
Archbishop of Bratislava
Succeeded by